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Advances in Astronomy
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 735879, 9 pages
Rapid Disappearance of Penumbra-Like Features near a Flaring Polarity Inversion Line: The Hinode Observations
1Indian Institute of Astrophysics, Koramangala, Bangalore 560034, India
2Udaipur Solar Observatory, Dewali, Badi Road, Udaipur 313001, India
3National Solar Observatory, 950 N Cherry Avenue, Tucson, AZ 85719, USA
Received 13 January 2012; Revised 2 March 2012; Accepted 3 March 2012
Academic Editor: J. Javaraiah
Copyright © 2012 B. Ravindra and Sanjay Gosain. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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